Category: Advocacy

Infant mortality legislative update

As I’ve shared multiple times on this blog, infant mortality continues to be an issue for Ohio. In fact, Dayton Children’s Hospital’s 2014 Community Health Needs Assessment identifies infant mortality as one of our leading issues to address over the … Continue reading

Ready for a dip in the pool…and Capitol Hill!

It’s only May and I’m so excited! I was so happy when my mom told me that we were chosen to go to Washington D.C. in June and speak to people in Congress for Family Advocacy Day. I’m glad we have … Continue reading

Dayton Children’s 2014 “All Star” Awo

Our legislators in Washington D.C. need a voice to tell them about things that matter to kids! This year kids from Dayton will be represented by Awo Onwudiwe as part of the Children’s Hospital Association’s Family Advocacy Day. Awo and her mother will join … Continue reading

Your hospital caregiver checklist

Recently, my family and I were in the role of hospital caregiver for our mother.  Those of us in my family that work in the “medical world” have now been “on the other side.” We could not read her medical … Continue reading

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